Mancillas , Michelle

Michelle Rae “Little” Mancillas, 27, of Clovis, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at her home. She was born on Dec. 20, 1976, in Okinawa, Japan, to Dallas Ray Jr. and Frances Annick Phillips Akers. She married Willie Mancillas on April 4, 2003, in Fairbanks, Alaska. She was a certified nurse in Templeton, Calif. She was […]

Carlyle, Lillian

Lillian Carlyle Services:,/b> Have been held. Lillian Rose Carlyle, infant, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Dallas. She was born on Sept. 8, 2004, in Dallas, to Jason and Rebecca Reid Carlyle. Survivors include her parents; grandparents, Doug and Ritchie Reid of Clovis and Glenn and Robbie Carlyle of Plano, Texas; great-grandparents, Billie […]

Weddings/Engagements/Anniversaries

• Engagements Maggio-Warrick Bill and Becky Ingram and Don and Jannette Maggio of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allyson Maggio of Clovis, to Clifford Warrick of Portales, son of Mark and Debby Warrick of Corrales. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2004, at First United […]

Grant would fund flights to Dallas

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor For the third time in as many years, Clovis Municipal Airport Manager Stephen Summers is banking on a federal grant to help send passengers to the Dallas/Fort Worth area. And he has a heavy hitter backing his proposal. U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., on Wednesday threw his support toward […]

Austin group to meet McClure in Clovis

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Austin Community College officials did not select a new school president at Tuesday evening’s board meeting in Austin, Texas. Clovis Community College President Dr. Beverly McClure is one of two finalists vying for the open position. Robert Aguero, vice chancellor of educational affairs at Dallas Community College, is the other candidate. According […]

Cross, Dennis

Dennis Cross Services: Have been held. Dennis Lee Cross, 55, of Dallas, formerly of Clovis, died March 29, 2004, in Wise County, Texas. He was born on Oct. 17, 1948, in Clovis. He was a graduate and an avid fan of Texas Tech University. Survivors include a son, Brian Cross of Avondale, Ariz.; his mother, […]

Bogard, Fred

Fred Bogard Services: Have been held. Fred Bogard, 74, of Clovis, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 24, 1929, in Logan, to Walter and Clarice LaRue Bogard. He married Goldie Hodge on Aug. 26, 1950, in Tucumcari. He was in the car business since he […]

Locals also ‘stunned’ in ’63 by Kennedy assassination

By Darrell Todd Maurina Terry Cone was sitting in his business class as a junior at Eastern New Mexico University on Nov. 22, 1963. He doesn’t remember much of what the teacher said that day, but he remembers vividly what someone else came to the classroom to say. “They came in and made the announcement […]

Farwell native follows his heart

By Rick White The seeds for Cody Monk’s success were planted in the growing fields of West Texas, cultivated by his junior high and high school teachers, and sprouted when he followed his heart. A 1992 Farwell High graduate, Monk returned to the area this weekend to promote his first book, Alfonso Soriano: The Dominican […]

Cowboys-mania affects household again

Helena Rodriguez I’ve become so lost lately in my own world of work and school, I didn’t realize the event of phenomenal proportions taking place before my very eyes. I wasn’t aware how big this event really was and the huge impact it was having on the lives of my loved ones, one person in […]

The Cowboys are back!

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David Garcia, a manager a Footlocker, has been a Dallas Cowboys fan since e Roger Staubach era. Photo by Eric Kluth By Tony Parra The Dallas Cowboys are off to a fast start and area fans think they are for real. After rallying to beat NFC East rival Philadelphia on Sunday, the Cowboys are 4-1 […]

Emmitt eyeing another big game at Texas Stadium

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IRVING, Texas — Emmitt Smith lives for big games. The one he’ll play Sunday sets up as his biggest of the year. Now wearing the red of the struggling Arizona Cardinals and still seeking his first breakout performance for his new team, Smith returns to his longtime home at Texas Stadium to […]

Poynor, Frank

Frank Poynor Services: Have been held. Frank Poynor, 72, of Granbury, Texas, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, in Granbury. He was born on July 19, 1931, in Malverne, Ark., to Robert and Maedelle Daniel Poynor. He married Margie Gregg on May 20, 1952, in Littlefield, Texas. He was in numerous civic organizations and clubs; family […]

Public Record 8/8

Compiled from court records from July 31 through Aug. 6 Divorces — Justin Johnson from Tamara Leigh Johnson. — Lakisha C. Johnson from Fredrick L. Johnson. — Angel Almaraz from Alexandro Almaraz. — Enrique Macias from Josefa Macias. Marriage Licenses — James Rodney Baker, 25, of Derby, Kan., to Jacqueline D’Angelo, 20, of Houston. — […]

Hurt, Theodore

Theodore Hurt Services: 1 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas. Mr. Theodore “Chief Rotten Eagle” Hurt, of Malakoff, Texas, a retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, died Saturday, June 21, 2003. He was born on Aug. 24, 1932, in Bluefield, W. Va., to Robert Griffith and Pansy Hurt. He served in […]